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Sunday, October 29, 2006

Larry the bird falls out of his nest


J.P. Rattigan of Newton contributed this item today in the Boston Globe Magazine's "Tales From the City" section.

During a neighborhood stroll one evening, my neighbor Dean, an avid Boston sports fan, beckoned me over to his yard. A baby robin had fallen out of its nest, and he had made a little home for it in a box. "Did you name him?" I asked. Grinning, Dean replied, "Yeah. Larry." It took me just a split second. Of course, Larry Bird.

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